Are Living Will Forms For One State Valid in Another State?
Generally, the documents will be recognized in another state if they comply with the laws of the home state. We are unable to provide a legal opinion without seeing the documents in an attorney-client relationship. The laws regarding the execution and witnessing of wills is fairly uniform, but it is a good idea to update a will to reflect current information and assets.
Living will/health care power of attorney requirements vary greatly among states. It is recommended to have a form prepared that complies with the laws of your state of residence. We offer statutory forms for New Mexico that follow the language specified by state statutes. Please see the links to the forms below.